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2012

  • “Extrusion-Based Additive Manufacturing System for 3D Structural Electronic, Electromagnetic and Electromechanical Components/Devices,” U.S. Patent R.B. Wicker, E. MacDonald, F. Medina, D. Espalin, and D.W. Muse (Publication Number 20130170171 A1, Application Number 13/343,651, filed January 4, 2012 with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office).
  • “Methods and Systems for Integrating Fluid Dispensing Technology with Stereolithography,” U.S. Patent 8,252,223, F. Medina, R.B. Wicker, J. Palmer, D. Davis, B. Chavez, and P. Gallegos, 2012 (joint UTEP/Sandia National Laboratories patent, continuation of U.S. Patent 7,658,603).
  • “Hydrogel Constructs using Stereolithography,” U.S. Patent 8,197,743, R.B. Wicker, F. Medina, K. Arcaute, L. Ochoa, C.J. Elkins, and B.K. Mann, 2012 (continuation of U.S. Patent 7,780,897).

 

2011

  • “Methods for Multi-Material Stereolithography,” U.S. Patent 7,959,847, R.B. Wicker, F. Medina, and C. Elkins, 2011 (Notice of Allowance Issued February 8, 2011, Divisional Application for withdrawn methods claims from Multi-Material Stereolithography patent, U.S. Patent 7,556,490).

 

2010

  • “Hydrogel Constructs using Stereolithography,” U.S. Patents 7,780,897, R.B. Wicker, F. Medina, K. Arcaute, L. Ochoa, C.J. Elkins, and B.K. Mann, 2010 (Patent Application 20060237880; disclosed April 2005; filed April 2005 with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; received first office action dated September 3, 2008; Notice of Allowance dated April 20, 2010).
  • “Methods and Systems for Integrating Fluid Dispensing Technology with Stereolithography,” U.S. Patent 7,658,603, F. Medina, R.B. Wicker, J. Palmer, D. Davis, B. Chavez, and P. Gallegos, 2010 (joint UTEP/Sandia National Laboratories patent application, Patent Application 20060225834; disclosed July 2004; filed March 31, 2005 with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; received first office action dated November 5, 2008; Notice of Allowance dated September 22, 2009).

 

2009

  • “Multi-Material Stereolithography,” U.S. Patent 7,556,490, R.B. Wicker, F. Medina, and C. Elkins, 2009 (disclosed December 2003, filed July 30, 2004 with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, Notice of Allowance Issued March 9, 2009).

 

2008

  • “Methods and Systems for Rapid Prototyping of High Density Circuits,” U.S. Patent 7,419,630, J. Palmer, D. Davis, B. Chavez, P. Gallegos, R.B. Wicker, and F. Medina, 2008. (joint Sandia National Laboratories/UTEP patent application; Patent Application 20060237879; disclosed July 2004; filed April 2005 with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office).

 

2007

  • “Methods and Systems for Image-Guided Placement of Implants,” U.S. Patent 7,194,120, R.B. Wicker and B. Tedla, 2007 (disclosed December 2002; filed May 2003 with U.S. Patent and Trademark Office; Notice of Allowance Issued June 20, 2006).

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